You will meet your Luxor tour guide on time at your pickup location (Luxor airport or hotel in Luxor or Luxor train or bus stations) then he will escort you to your private transport with driver and starting your private Luxor tour III “West & East banks of the river Nile” (only 5 sites from 8) “classically recommending sites between (*) ” specially for over-day trips from Hurghada to Luxor or as over day Luxor tour from Safaga port at the red sea as following:
- * Colossi of Memnon*:
They are two massive stone statues of the Pharaoh Amenhotep III, since 1350 BCE are considered the gate way to the West Bank tour. you have secured an appointment with these two giant statues, always ready to meet you at the entrance.
- * Valley of The Kings *:
Known as the Gate of the Afterlife, where tombs of the greatest kings of 18th, 19th, and 20th Dynasties (New Kingdom period 3550 BCE). famous tombs lie down here such as: Tutankhamun, ThutmosI, II, and III, Ramses Iand II, Amenhotep III and IV, Seti II, Merenptah, sons of Ramses II, and many more.
- Habu Temple:
The Habu Temple is unique; The Temple of Ramesses III at Medinet Habu was an important New Kingdom period temple structure in the West Bank of Luxor in Egypt. Innovative among Ancient Egyptian temples, this temple features windows where the king will show himself while his enemies under his feet. Everywhere in the temple walls, are scenes and writings, declaring that the king Ramses III as a victorious and powerful king. Learn about his wife and his son plotted against him, how they punished, too.
- * Hatshepsut Temple *:
Queen Hatshepsut “the foremost of all noble women” The “female king”, Her mortuary temple is the world-famous buildings and obelisks that she ordered constructed. visit the chapel of the god-headed Anubis, chapel of the primeval goddess. You will learn the story of her nephew, the future king, who chiseled her names out of her temple in a story of a family revenge.
Your Luxor tour guide will have a lunch break then your adventure in Luxor continues with Luxor tour II “East bank of the river Nile”
- * Karnak Temple *:
It took 2000 years to complete this complex, this place was full of life! Egyptian, Persian, Greek, and Roman art and architecture add to style of the temple. The whole site has colossal statues, relief, obelisks and halls and, of course, the Avenue of the Sphinxes.
- * Luxor temple *:
Huge statues of Ramses II is the big mark, along with the scenes over the first pylon of warrior king upon his chariot. View the hieroglyphs showing that peace is achieved. Watch the celebrations of the Opet festival over the wall of the hypostyle hall. Next the temple of Alexander the Great was converted into a Church and is now a mosque. Also see the Birth and Coronation rooms too.
- Luxor Museum:
located halfway between Luxor and Karnak temples on the Corniche el-Nil. A small but quality collection of antiquities, mainly from the Luxor region. Includes most of the remarkable collection of pharaonic statuary found in a hidden cache within Luxor Temple in 1989.
- Museum of Mummification:
As the name suggests, the small but fascinating collection is devoted to mummification practices.
At the end of visits, we will take you back to your address inside Luxor city with many amazingly memories of your Best Luxor tours for full private day trip inside Luxor with your private tour guide and modern car with professional driver.